Adam Straus: Shared Earth

Adam Straus: This Is Not A Video, 2015 oil on paper 11 x 15 in. 28 x 38 cm.

You know those moments when you are standing in the middle of nature and you know it won’t last forever, so you take a picture knowing you are lucky to be able to see it in person just the way it is? As a landscape painter, Adam Straus has many of these moments, and he takes … Continue reading

A Note about Multiples

Alberto Seveso, From the Black Trap in Munich series

In my last post, I wrote about Kim Keever‘s photographs, and I just wanted to quickly compare his work to two other artists whose work is similar:   Alberto Seveso, photographer and graphic artist: From the Black Trap in Munich series: Besides Kim Keever’s photographs, Seveso’s photographs are the most prolific on the internet. However, if you would … Continue reading

Artist Profile: Kim Keever

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Hello there. It’s been a while, I know, but it’s only because I’ve been busy gathering great material for you! I’m really excited about this year, because it’s already started off in a promising way with creative and provocative exhibitions. Maybe it’s something about it being the year of the Monkey… There are a few artists whose … Continue reading

Jerry’s Map: 50 Years in the Making

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When I described Jerry Gretzinger to an art dealer friend as “kind of brilliant”, he responded “you can’t say someone is kind of brilliant, that’s like saying someone’s kind of pregnant!” I quickly rephrased my comment. “Ok, he IS brilliant. And completely amazing.” If you can imagine a physical and tangible version of Minecraft or SimCity, where every … Continue reading

Excuse me, there’s a bug in my art!

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I don’t know about you but there are a few places I cannot walk into unless I know I have time to kill. These include: a pet shop, a paper store, an art/craft shop, and a bookstore. It’s when I’m inside these places that my New York-bred ADHD kicks into full gear.  Most recently, I … Continue reading

Berlin, Art, and Maike Cruse

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Berlin is known as the artistic mecca of Europe, a place where abandoned, historic buildings are easily repurposed as artists’ studios, and galleries and experimental creative spaces are sprinkled throughout the city. Without high living expenses, artists are able to produce work at a leisurely pace, and can count on support from the government. However, … Continue reading

Life’s a Beach

Martin Parr, "The Artificial beach inside the Ocean Dome (Miyazaki, Japan)", 1996

I’ve noticed at every art fair that I’ve been to recently, there is always beach photography. It’s enough to make you start counting the minutes, hours, and days until the weekend. In the meantime —as you wait for Friday— I’ve compiled a selection of some great photography to hold you over.

The Artist Formerly Known as ‘Princess TNT’

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“Daahling! I’m so happy you were able to make it! Bob, meet Bob! Bob Shafer, Ambassador of the Order of Malta to the UN, this is Bob Colacello, writer extraordinaire!” Today, Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis still has the spunk that earned her the nickname “Princess TNT, Dynamite Socialite” and “Punk Princess” in the late 80s … Continue reading

Marysia Schultz at the Cupping Room with IndieWalls

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You may not have heard of IndieWalls yet, but within a month, anyone who eats out or drinks coffee will start taking notice of the IndieWalls labels next to all the artworks hanging in their favorite venues. That’s because IndieWalls is connecting all local artists with local venues that are in search of great art … Continue reading

Gabriel Ortega

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Can’t think of what to get family or friends for the holidays this year? Why not make it something unique and personal. You can’t go wrong with good art. Columbian artist Gabriel Ortega creates each piece of the below diaramas by hand and makes each one different. Below are a few of his works, all … Continue reading